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There are 148 daily trains from Stansted to London. Traveling by train from Stansted to London usually takes around 46 minutes, but the fastest Stansted Express train can make the trip in 31 minutes.
|Distance||31 mi (50 km)|
|Fastest train||0h 31m|
|Trains per day||148|
|Most frequent service||Stansted Express|
What is the price of a train ticket from Stansted to London?
In the last month, £20.38 was the average price of a train ticket from Stansted to London. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.90 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Stansted to London remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.
Which train should you take from Stansted to London?
Stansted Express is the one and only train line which connects Stansted to London. However, there are 148 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Stansted Express||148||0h 47m||£21.04|
Stansted Express train tickets from Stansted to London start from £20, and on average cost . Daily there are 148 Stansted Express schedules to London. Stansted Express in Stansted leaves from Stansted Airport Train Station . And in London trains arrive at Tottenham Hale Train Station and 2 other train stations.
From Stansted to London train travel on Stansted Express takes 0 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Stansted Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 31 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Stansted Express offers 138 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to London.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Stansted to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Stansted to London?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from Stansted to London tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Stansted at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Stansted to London?
One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.
London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.
The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.
Where is the train station in Stansted?
There is one train station in Stansted.
All train stations in Stansted:
Stansted Airport Train Station
Where is the train station in London?
There are more train stations and stops in London than most cities. Most trains from Stansted will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in London:
Train stations in London:
Tottenham Hale Train Station
Liverpool Street Station
Stratford Train Station
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